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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE UETHBRIDGE HERALD ,Joly 4 ,1973 News in brief Computer makes big error OTTAWA (CP) An over- zealous computer deducted million more than it should have for income taxes from unemployment insurance che- ques, the Commons was told Tuesday by Reg Stackhouse (PC Toronto Scarborough He asked the government to special steps to refund the money extracted between Janu- ary and June, rather than leave the matter until 1973 income-tax returns are filed next spring. The insurance recipients were not to blame. Mark MacGuigan, parliamen- ta'y secretary to Manpower Minister Robert Andras, said the law as he understands it makes no provision for any re- funds until the taxation year has expired. iVIPs invited to conference OTTAWA (CP) Justice Minister Otto Lang invited members of Parliament and Senators Tuesday to be observ- ers at the Western Economic Opportunities Conference to be held in Calgary later this month. Mr. Lang, who has special responsibility for the confer- ence, said in a statement that the invitation came in response to interest expressed by MPs. The federal-provincial confer- ence, scheduled for July 24-26, was proposed by the govern- ment dter last fall's election. The conference will study the economy of western Canada. i Prime Minister Trudeau and the premiers of the four western provinces will attend. million project approved HAY RIVER, N.W.T. (CP) Mayor Don Stewart of this Northwest Territories commun- ity announced Tuesday that a SI million apartment project approved recently will give Hay River the tallest building north of the 60th parallel. The 16-storey building will help overcome an acute hous- ing shortage that has caused many residents to leave Hay River, he said. "A lot of skilled and semi- skilled people have been leav- ing because they have nowhere to he said. "They weren't prepared to rough it frontier- style." The reference was to sub- standard housing imposed upon i some residents. Many in the town of live in trailers. Maryland governor seek divorce ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, married 32 years, in a state- ment issued Tuesday by his news secretary, said he would take "immediate action to dis- solve the marriage" with his wife, Barbara Mandel. "I am in love with another woman, Jeanne Dorsey, and I intend to marry he said. But Mrs. Mandel told a re- port e r "I'm astonished, amazed and unbelieving." "I intend to remain Mrs. Marvin she said in a telephone interview. "I will remain in the gover- nor's mansion until he comes to his senses completely." North America may miss fallout WASHINGTON (AP) The United States government re- ported Tuesday that the air- borne fallout cloud from China's recent big H-bomb test is stalled over the Pacific Ocean and might not reach North America. But even if it does reach the continent, it is not expected to present any health hazard to the public, the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) reported. The AEC said in a statement the fallout cloud, loosed by China's atmospheric blast June 26, "is expected to reach the United States within a few, days, but probably not before Friday.'' "Further, it is possible that the cloud, now stalled over the Pacific ocean, may not even reach the continent" New Air Force chief chosen WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon has chosen Gen. George Brown, who directed the United States air war in South- east Asia in the late 1960s, to become the air force's new chief of staff, it was learned Tuesday. Administration sources said Nixon also is promoting Air Force Undersecretary John McLucas to the top spot as sec- retary. Announcement of Nixon's de- cisions on a new civilian and uniformed leadership for the Air Force are expected soon. Brown, 54, will relieve Gen. John Ryan, who will retire July 31 after completing a four-year term, McLucas, 52, replaces Robert Seamans. who stepped out as secretary in mad-May. Power failure disrupts service MONTREAL (CP) A power failure lasting up to three hours Tuesday evening left most of Quebec province without elec- tricity and disrupted commuter trains, subways and airline service here. The failure, caused when lightning struck a 735-kilovolt line near Quebec City, also set' off a chain reaction that blew, apart a transformer at the Churchill Fails (Labrador) Corp. hydro plant. j It took firemen an hour to bring the resulting blaze under control. Burtons separation confirmed XEW YORK (Reuter) Ac- tress Elizabeth Taylor said Tuesday that she and husband Richard Burton have separated, but that she hopes it is only temporary and that they can be reconciled. "Wish us well, please, during this most difficult time.7' the actress asked of her friends and fans in a statement issued by the couple's publicist, John Springer. Mass Taylor was slaying at a hotcJ here, white the Welsh-bora Burton was a guest at the home of the couple's lawyer and friend. Arthur Frosch. in Quogue, Long Island, about 90 miles from New York City. Earlier Tuesday, columnist Earl Wilson of The Post re- ported that he had checked with Miss Taylor about rumors of a separation and the actress told him, Its not true ab- solutely no way. But Tuesday night. Springer issued a statement, confirming the couple had split up. Electricity cut ordered CLEMESTE, Calif. Reuter) As part of his drive to conserve fuel. President every day, an hour earlier than usual. TTie White House said this ac- Nixcm ordered Tuesday the lion would save enough elec- bgbts in all government build- iricity to illuminate about ings to be switched off at 1 a.m. homes for an entire evening. Hurricane ends drought c? HAMILTON. Bermuda 'AT) Alice, the season's first hur- ricane, brushed past Bermuda early 'today, did no major dam- age and dumped at least two inches of rain that ended a t free-month drought fai the Brit- J5-h island colony. casualties were reported, the MI UK-IT brrfeis and cruise stops. A few trees were blown and a few electee lines were downed. These were being cleared quickly today amid rain squaJls that continued to pelt the island. By 7 a.m. EOT the eye of the storm was reported 40 miles to the northwest, beading north to northeast, wnr> PO other land SUMMER Cl6dr3nC6 Men's Knit Shirts While They Last Only Men's Boys' Swim Suits Priced to Sell! EACH YOUR CHOICE vu 2 257 EACH Short Sleeved Knit Shirts in a wide variety of styles and fabrics including Terry Cloth, biend and Mesh knit. Men's Swim Trunks Made of nylon and polyester fabric. Short leg styles. Assorted plains and patterns. 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